[AMRadio] More electricity

david knepper collinsradio at adelphia.net
Wed Mar 28 20:04:37 EST 2007

Even then, he should have gotten reprimanded had I been the principal.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Rick Brashear" <rickbras at airmail.net>
To: "'Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service'" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Wednesday, March 28, 2007 7:32 PM
Subject: RE: [AMRadio] More electricity

> Nope, you're sure not.  My Radio Electronics instructor tired of people
> fiddling with things on his desk in the lab and set a charged can 
> capacitor
> on it.  It wasn't long before we heard the yelp and then the laughter from
> Mr. Cannon!  No!  It wasn't me.  Of course, that was the early 60's, you'd
> get sued for such fun nowadays!
> Rick/K5IZ
>  When I was in High School Voc.Tech. in the late 60's we used to charge up
> a good axial H.V. electrolytic with the leads wrapped around the ends and
> say .... catch, to an unspecting classmate.
>  We also did the,... hold on to two can lytics with the cans connected to
> the cap tester, a big CDE, and see how high the leakage test voltage would
> get before letting go.
> Betcha I'm not the only one with these type memories ;)
> Bill,
> KB3DKS/1
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